BROADBAND STIMULUS

 

Despite storms, we’re pushing ahead
with free Internet TV stimulus webcast
on Friday, from 11:00 – 12:30 EST

 

BroadbandUS.TV

 

“Stimulus funds for high-speed Internet
access tangled up”

 

USA Today

 

Virginia Tech and Mid-Atlantic Broad-
band Cooperative win $21.5 million in
BTOP middle-mile grants

 

Broadband Breakfast

 

NTIA Press Release

 

Lowell, MA “becomes testing ground for
boosting broadband adoption - UMass
trying to create model for increasing
broadband use in underserved urban
areas”

 

Network World

 

“Should I apply for the second round of
the stimulus?”

 

App-Rising.com

 

“Big Carriers May Apply For Second
Round Stimulus Funds – But ONLY if
they can get taxpayer funds with no
pesky strings attached…”

 

Best Broadband

 

 

BROADBAND

 

“Google Analyst:  U.S. Internet Needs
to get faster”

 

CNN Tech

 

“US broadband speeds increase 28%
in 2009; cable modem speed increases
outpace FTTH”

 

(Increases in cable modem speeds vs.
FTTH speeds is a meaningless statistic.     
Cable modem speeds start at a much
lower level and
need to increase a lot
more than FTTH speeds do. -JB)

 

LightWave 

 

“The Second Digital Divide: Closing the
Gap on Broadband”

 

BlackWeb2.0

 

“Tories will force [British Telecom] to
open ducts to rivals”

 

The Register

 

Lafayette, LA, fiber rollout ahead of
schedule

 

TheAdvertiser.com

 

“M2M and embedded device revenues
are slated to reach $18.9 billion globally
by 2014, led by telematics and in-vehicle
applications.”

 

Connected Planet

 

“Australia’s Internet: Nonneutral and proud
of it”

 

Ars Technica

 

Google makes YouTube available via IPv6

 

Connected Planet

 

VIDEO

 

“Consumers should be worried, as should
politicians, about a corporation that is the
nation's largest Internet  provider and the
third-largest phone-service provider con-
trolling one of the nation's giants in con-
tent production.”

 

Seattle Times

 

“Comcast plans makeover to improve
image with consumers”

 

Wall Street Journal

 

OTHER NEWS

 

“Qwest seen as likely takeover target”

 

Total Telecom

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